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Time Warner Telecom SVP: Extending Fiber Footprint is Key

Time Warner Telecoms Michael Rouleau Time Warner Telecom Inc. announced it late July its intention to snap up Xspedius Communications LLC, a privately held CLEC based in Missouri, for $531.5 million. About a month after the deal was announced, PHONE+ Editor Khali Henderson spoke to Time Warner Telecoms Michael Rouleau, senior vice president of business […]

PAETEC CFO: US LEC The Best Fit

PAETECs Keith Wilson In mid-August, US LEC and PAETEC Communications announced their plans to merge to for a $1.3 billion CLEC — one of a handful of billion-dollar competitive providers. Just days after the merger, PHONE+ Business Editor Kelly Teal spoke with PAETEC CFO Keith Wilson about becoming a public company, its future M&A plans […]

InfoHighway CEO: CLEC Industry Needs to Wake Up And Grow Up

InfoHighways Raul Martynek Eureka Networks and InfoHighway Communications Corp. merged last year to create one of the largest CLECs in the Northeast with annual sales of more than $100 million. The combined company now serves approximately 14,000 SMBs in 14 Northeastern and Mid-Atlantic states with traditional and next-generation telecom services. In August 2006, on the […]

Broadview CEO: Operating Leverage Does Matter

Broadview’s Mike Robinson Eighteen months after Broadview Networks Inc. completed its merger with BridgeCom, the company announced in June 2006 another transaction — this time an acquisition of ATX Communications Inc. The combined company creates a CLEC operating in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states with revenue of around $400 million. PHONE+ Editor Khali Henderson spoke […]

Revamping Verizons Partner Program

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW Photo credit: RodGoodmanPhotographer.com Verizons Mike Hassett and Shelley Murphy are leading the companys efforts to rationalize two disparate legacy distribution strategies following Verizons January 2006 merger with MCI. FOR THE PARTNER COMMUNITY , no situation has caused as much concern this year as the January 2006 merger between Verizon Communications Inc. and MCI. […]

DCI Voice Solutions Interviews Partners

The DCI Voice Solutions (Booth 612) Channel Management Division (DCICMD) this week is interviewing a limited number of experienced sales professionals for their Channel Partner Program. Interviews will be conducted at the Manchester Grand Hyatt in San Diego through Wednesday, March 22. DCIs Channel Management Division was established to respond to increasing interest from indirect […]

Survivor: Telecom

Posted: 10/2002 Survivor: Telecom Who Will Outdo the Competition? Experts Pick Their Favorites Philip Jacobson CONTESTANTS ON THE CBS series Survivor have nothing on today’s telecom executives. Dropped into the heart of the tech bust, these players have had it tougher longer than any two-bit game show contestant. Of course, today’s telecom marketplace is far […]

The World Is Calling–What Is Your Answer?

Posted: 06/1998 The World Is Calling–What Is Your Answer? A Review of Telecommunications and Higher Education: Issues, Opportunities, and Applications By Dr. James M. Dodson Colleges, universities, and independent schools continue to receive numerous calls related to telecommunications from their constituents–calls for availability, accessibility, no-fault operation, flexibility, universality, affordability and the latest technology. How institutions […]

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